Ephemeral Stream

Science / Geology / Ephemeral Stream: A stream that flows for a short interval of time after precipitation or snow melt in the immediate area. Ephemeral streams carry runoff water. Their channels are above the water table and they receive no contribution from ground water.

Other Words for Stream

Stream Verb Synonyms: flow, rush, swarm, tide, flood, deluge, succession, series, row, line, string, chain, barrage, queue
Stream Noun Synonyms: brook, brooklet, streamlet, rivulet, tributary, river, freshet, run, watercourse, waterway, channel, literary rill, runnel, N beck, burn, NE except in placenames kill, creek, branch
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Streaming

Technology / Computers / Streaming: 1) In tape backup, data is transferred from the hard disk as quickly as the tape can record, so that it is not required to stop or start. 2) In modern application, refers to data being transmitted fro MORE

Streaming Flow

Science / Geology / Streaming Flow: A tranquil flow slower than shooting flow. MORE

Stream Order

Science / Geology / Stream Order: A classification system that represents the relative position of streams in a drainage basin. The highest tributaries in the basin are first order streams. These converge to form second order streams, MORE

Stream Of Consciousness

Entertainment / Literature / Stream Of Consciousness: Writing in which a character's perceptions, thoughts, and memories are presented in an apparently random form, without regard for logical sequence, chronology, or syntax. Often such writing makes no d MORE

Meandering Stream

Science / Geology / Meandering Stream: A stream that has many bends (meanders). This type of drainage pattern usually develops on a nearly level landscape and where the banks of the stream are easily eroded. MORE

Slipstream

Technology / Aviation / Slipstream: The flow of air driven backward by a propeller or downward by a rotor. Compare DOWNWASH. MORE

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